One of these faces may be the world’s next comedy superstar. They’re the finalists in our Up Next Talent Search.
The final round will be held Wednesday, November 6th at the New York Comedy Festival, where all nine comedians will perform on the Comics to Watch showcase.
Starting next Monday, November 11, you can vote at cc.com/upnext for the “Up Next Fan’s Pick,” who will receive the grand prize of $2500, an appearance on a future Comedy Central series and more.
Click the image to watch interviews with the nine finalists and clips of their stand-up sets from the semifinals.
Catch some great stand-up from some of the country’s best up-and-coming comedians on cc.com/comicstowatch today at 4pm EST / 1pm PST when Owen Benjamin hosts the New York Comedy Festival’s annual Comics to Watch showcase.
And be sure to follow @OwenBenjamin as he live-tweets the show.
In the meantime, click the gif to watch Owen aptly compare Comics to Watch to What’s Eating Gilbert Grape?
This year’s Comics to Watch is tomorrow night at 7pm at Carolines on Broadway with host Pete Holmes and ten outstanding up-and-coming comedians.
Even better, if you click the image and buy your tickets with discount code CTW, you’ll get in for just five bucks.
Here’s the lineup:
And if you can’t make the live show, be sure to catch the full length digital premiere on Monday at 4pm/3c on cc.com/comicstowatch.
Whoa! The New York Comedy Festival just announced they’ll be hosting a 20th anniversary Ben Stiller Show reunion:
The Ben Stiller Show launched the careers of Stiller, Judd Apatow, Bob Odenkirk, Janeane Garafolo, Andy Dick, Jeff Kahn and Rob Cohen each of whom will participate in the 20th anniversary reunion at the Paley Center to share memories and contemplate the show’s legacy as one of the true classics of television comedy on Saturday, November 10.
Here’s hoping the entire thing will be in Igpay Atinlay.
Click here for the NYCF schedule, tickets and additional info.
The lineup for this year’s New York Comedy Festival has been announced and features Ricky Gervais, Aziz Ansari, Kevin Hart, Patton Oswalt, Robin Williams, Brian Regan, Jim Gaffigan, Shawn & Marlon Wayans, Artie Lange, Bill Maher, Rob Delaney and many others.
Click the image for tickets and a complete schedule.